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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By : Gopi Kondameda
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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By: Gopi Kondameda

Overview of this book

In the evolving remote working arrangement, the demand for custom Microsoft Teams apps is increasing rapidly across businesses. If you are someone who aims to provide users with an exceptional experience through custom-built apps that adhere to industry standards and good governance, Customizing Microsoft Teams is for you! The book starts with an overview of Microsoft Teams customization and configuration prerequisites. It then shows you how to expose functionalities from various solutions through tabs, connectors, messaging extensions, and more before you move on to explore how the PowerShell module can manage multiple aspects of administration and how to use the SharePoint Framework for creating custom Microsoft Teams apps. You’ll be able to work with Microsoft Dataverse for Teams to build custom apps, bots, and flows using Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Automate. As you publish your production-ready apps on the Teams store and Microsoft AppSource, you’ll also understand Teams app analytics and reporting functionalities. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to develop custom solutions to solve critical business problems and extend the power of Microsoft Teams to develop high-value use cases in the remote working culture.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Part 1: Microsoft Teams Customization Exploring the Architecture and Components
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Part 2: Microsoft Teams Customization with Tools and Techniques
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Part 3: Microsoft Teams Customization with Low-Code and No-Code

Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module

Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module (TPM) is a PowerShell module with several cmdlets, used to manage and administrate various scenarios of Microsoft Teams in the command line.

First, you need to install this module to start trying a few scenarios in the command line. Also, you can use the following link to go to the latest version of TPM: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams. It’s always ideal to get the latest version of the module. Here, you can see whether any version of TPM has been retired, and you can update it if required.

Installing Microsoft TPM

You can install TPM on all supported Windows platforms. For macOS and Linux, we might have to use CLI for Microsoft 365 (we will talk more about CLI for Microsoft 365 in the next section).

To install TPM, you must make sure that you have PowerShell 5.1 or later installed on your Windows Platform. As such, your machine satisfies the prerequisites for installing...